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Report: Gloucester landings down, but worth more – Haddock Skyrockets

manatthewheelThe value of those 2014 Gloucester landings, however, actually rose to $46 million in 2014 from $42 million the previous year. The report showed landings of Atlantic cod — which declined more than 50 percent in 2013 — rose about 4 percent, or 180,000 pounds, to 5.2 million pounds in 2014. About 4.3 million pounds, or about 83 percent, of that cod was landed at Massachusetts ports. But the value of cod landings — which fell 52.8 percent in 2013 to $10.5 million — declined another 11 percent to $9.4 million in 2014. Haddock was a far different story than cod,,, Read the rest here 08:23

Tale of 2 fisheries on stage and at the dock – Play’s ’80s packing plant a far cry from today

gdt iconThe 1986 setting for the play “North Shore Fish” — now showing at Gloucester Stage resuming Wednesday night — hints at a foreboding crisis in the fishing industry that started as a trickle in the mid-1980s, and has become a veritable deluge in 2013. [email protected]